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1. (WO1999018977) READILY ABSORBABLE PHYTOSTEROL GLYCOSIDES TO TREAT HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/018977    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/021735
Publication Date: Fri Apr 23 01:59:59 CEST 1999 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 15 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61K 9/14
Applicants: MEDICAL ISOTOPES INC.
Inventors: STOHLER, Eric
Title: READILY ABSORBABLE PHYTOSTEROL GLYCOSIDES TO TREAT HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
Abstract:
A process of preparing sterol glycosides in a form that is easily absorbed through the digestive tract, and methods of treating cholesterolemia by administering a composition which includes at least one glycoside or glycoside ester of a steryl glycoside selected from a group consisting of β-sitosteryl-β-D-glycoside, stigmasteryl-β-D-glycoside and campasteryl-β-D-glycoside and saturated steryl glycosides corresponding thereto.